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Essex Participation Group

Our group is made up of like-minded young people sharing a common drive. They want to make a difference for children now and in the future. You'll run projects, make friends and be a voice for young people's issues. 

How do I join?

How do I join?

First and foremost, you will need to have accessed one of our services at the Children’s Society East in order to join the project.

If you are interested, speak to your project worker and they will get you in touch. We will then set up a meeting between you, your project worker and the participation worker to tell you everything you need to know. If you decide you'd like to join, you can then come along to one of our sessions and meet the rest of the group.

TCS East - participation group

Projects and awards

We were nominated for Star Awards at the 2018 Over the Rainbow event and took eight awards back to Essex! We hope to build on this and win plenty more in the future.

We recently created Inside the Mind, A Guide for Young Mental Health to raise awareness of young people's mental health, encourage others to be open about it, and help parents get a better understanding of their child's well-being and mental health.


young girls riding a train with awards